Cricket World TV Live from Pallekele - Sri Lanka v India 3rd ODI Preview

Chetan Narula, on his last day in Pallekele, gives us an insight on the upcoming third One-Day International between India and Sri Lanka to be played on Sunday.

Chetan believes the second game at the same venue finally managed to provide an equal contest with Dhananjaya de Silva's six-wicket haul had India in the back foot at 131 for seven, chasing 231 but MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar saw the visitors through with an unbeaten 100 run stand, much to the frustration of Upul Tharanga's men.

India might continue to experiment with the batting order according to Chetan but Sri Lanka will now have to deal with the loss of skipper Upul Tharanga, who has been suspended for slow over rate.

Chetan also expressed surprise at the fact that Dinesh Chandimal, who was drafted into the squad as a replacement for Tharanga and is also the Test skipper of the team will not lead the time on Thursday but it will be Chamara Kapugedara, who will take over the reins as decided by the selectors.

Sri Lanka will be taking a lot of confidence from the way they challenged India in the second game but do they have in them to maintain the pressure on the visitors is to be seen on Sunday.

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